British soldier movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british soldier movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with british soldier, soldier, war, battles, british army, danger, military, violence, gun and combat plots mostly in Drama, War and Action genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as british soldier: 1917 (2019), Dunkirk (2017), Sharpe's Enemy (1994), Sharpe's Siege (1996), The McKenzie Break (1970), The Longest Day (1962), The Great Wall (2016), The Forgotten Battle (2020), '71 (2014), Our World War (2014).

List of british soldier movies

1917 (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA, India, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given a seemingly impossible mission. In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds ...
Style: tense, entertaining, sad, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: world war one, trench warfare, race against time, british soldier, british army, soldier, military, battlefield, british military, death, survival, dangerous mission ...
Time: year 1917, 1910s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, france
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A chronicle of events that led to the British involvement in the Crimean War against Russia and which led to the siege of Sevastopol and the fierce Battle of Balaclava on October 25, 1854 which climaxed with the heroic, but near-disastrous calvary ...
Style: epic, factual, harsh, serious, exciting ...
Plot: war, british history, politics, british army, anti war, military, british soldier, visceral, battles, justice, wartime, assassination ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era, 70s, 60s
Place: england, canada, london, europe, istanbul turkey ...
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Dunkirk (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the miraculous evacuation of Allied soldiers from Belgium, Britain, Canada and France, who were cut off and surrounded by the German army from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk between May 26th and June 4th 1940 during World War II.
Style: epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, adult
Plot: world war two, military, survival, war, soldier, evacuation, military officer, beach, wartime, air attack, rescue mission, army ...
Time: 1940s, year 1940, middle ages, 20th century
Place: france, england, english channel, dunkirk, los angeles ...
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Sharpe's Enemy (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women, one the wife of a high-ranking English officer, and are holding them hostage for ransom. Sharpe is given the 60th Rifles and a Rocket ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, british soldier, heroes, soldier, confined, war, daring rescue, kidnapping, captivity, heroic mission, tough heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: portugal, europe
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Sharpe's Siege (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: Sharpe, with his new commanding officer, is sent to capture a castle when news comes of locals who will rise against Bonaparte. However, he is somewhat distracted by thoughts of his wife whom he was forced to leave while stricken with fever.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: napoleonic wars, battles, castle, british soldier, heroes, siege, military life, military, war, heroic mission, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. ...
Style: funny, exciting, fairy tale, dark fantasy, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: pirate, fantasy world, sword fight, ship, swashbuckler, sea, sailboat, revenge, ghost, ship captain, jungle, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: caribbean
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The McKenzie Break (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A German U-Boat commander and 600 prisoners plan a daring escape from a PoW camp in Scotland.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: world war two, war, captivity, military, soldier, battles, british soldier, prison life, survival, nazi officer, wartime life, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: ireland, london, scotland
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The Longest Day (1962)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that ...
Style: epic, realistic, factual, harsh, tense ...
Audience: manly
Plot: world war two, military, war, nazi, soldier, invasion, d day, courage, german, allies, resistance, beach ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s, 20th century
Place: normandy, poland, germany, europe, paris france ...
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The Great Wall (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, entertaining, absurd, colourful ...
Plot: monster, warrior, great wall of china, courage, archer, creature, invasion, alien, siege, trust, rescue, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, future, 11th century
Place: china, egypt, latin america, ancient china
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The Forgotten Battle (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: November 1944. On the flooded isle of Walcheren, Zeeland, thousands of Allied soldiers are battling the German army. Three young lives become inextricably connected. A Dutch boy fighting for the Germans, an English glider pilot and a girl from ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: world war two, military, war, soldier, british soldier, killed in action, british military, combat, battles, resistance fighter, showdown, freedom fighter ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, netherlands, holland
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'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: serious, suspenseful, political, atmospheric, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, terrorism, war, ira, soldier, irish republican army, military, suspense, british, violence, brutality, wartime ...
Time: 70s, year 1971, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, northern ireland, belfast, london
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Our World War (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: During the First World War, British troops face the horrors of the Battle of Mons in 1914, internal strife in 1916 and innovative tank warfare in 1918.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: world war one, battles, military, soldier, war, battle zone, british soldier, wartime, wartime life, military life, struggle for survival, nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: europe
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Theeb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, exciting
Plot: desert, world war one, coming of age, survival, bedouin, boy, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, culture clash, sheik, british soldier, arab ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1916
Place: jordan, middle east, saudi arabia, africa, arabia ...
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War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Malaysia, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Fifteen years have passed since the Martians’ first failed invasion of Earth. The year is 1914, and at the eve of World War I, Mars launches a sudden and more devastating second attack. A small defense force, A.R.E.S., is Earth’s only hope. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: evil alien, battles, human versus alien, good versus evil, man versus machine, survival, save the world, chaos and mayhem, space and aliens, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1914
Place: usa, new york
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Chinese Zodiac (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) leads a mercenary team to recover several lost artifacts from the Old Summer Palace, the bronze heads of the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which were sacked by the French and British armies from the imperial Summer Palace in ...
Style: humorous, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: artifact, martial arts, treasure hunt, kung fu, treasure, gadget, relic, adventurer, farce, ancient mystery, hopes, legends and myths ...
Time: 1850s, 21st century
Place: china, paris france
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Sharpe's Peril (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they encounter a baggage train from the East India Company traveling through hostile territory. Chitu, a legendary bandit leader in control of the ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, disturbing, realistic
Plot: napoleonic wars, military, battles, heroes, heroic mission, military life, escapades, british soldier, violence, battlefield, napoleon bonaparte, french revolution ...
Time: 19th century
Place: india
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Sharpe's Challenge (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 69 min.
TV show
Story: Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan, India. Two years after the Duke of Wellington crushes Napoleon at Waterloo, dispatches from India tell of a ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventurer, soldier, rivalry, heroic mission, battlefield, escapades, investigation, war, state affairs, daring rescue, political unrest, rescue mission ...
Time: 19th century, georgian era
Place: india, asia
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The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: suspenseful, brutal, perverse, surprise ending, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, u.s. army, soldier, combat, taliban, death, roadblock, war in afghanistan, army, military, battles, suspense ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, year 2009, year 2006, year 1984 ...
Place: afghanistan
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Brothers of War (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a bitter rivalry between two brothers finally erupts into bloody, life-changing violence it is younger bother Greg who signs up for frontline battle in France. Greg discovers a world of uncompromising brutality as we follow him on his journey ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, sibling relationship, sibling rivalry, soldier, violence, german soldier, brutality, british soldier, torture, brother brother relationship, brother, enemy ...
Time: year 1939, year 1943
Place: united kingdom, germany, england, france
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A Call to Spy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Vera Atkins, a crafty spy recruiter, and two of the first women she selects for Churchill's "secret army": Virginia Hall, a daring American undaunted by a disability and Noor Inayat Khan, a pacifist. These civilian women ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, gestapo, british intelligence, spy, espionage, strong female character, female spy, female protagonist, disguise, british soldier, prisoner, secret ...
Time: year 1944, year 1941, year 1942
Place: germany, scotland, europe, france, vichy ...
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Military Wives (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Inspired by global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form a choir on a military base. As unexpected bonds of friendship flourish, music and laughter transform their lives, helping each other to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, semi serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: women, friendship, choir, little boy, rivalry, fame, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, girl, friend ...
Time: year 2010
Place: london, england
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, intense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: alien invasion, mental illness, disaster, schizophrenic, little boy, haunted by the past, paranoia, child in peril, painting, alien, british soldier, spacecraft ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, london, new york
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, factual, captivating ...
Plot: gay, homosexual, boarding school, homosexuality, lgbt, gays and lesbians, equality, gay lead character, society, boys' school, golden years, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, year 1983, post world war two
Place: england, russia, ussr, britain, europe ...
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The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, art house, disturbing ...
Plot: lieutenant, love, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, downfall, women, mental disorder, father daughter estrangement, delusion, british soldier, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: france, canada, nova scotia, nova scotia, canada, europe ...
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Colditz (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Three prisoners, Jack Rose, Tom Willis and Nick McGrade, embark on an heroic plan to escape from a World War Two POW camp. As Rose And Willis are recaptured by the Germans, McGrade manages to traverse their clutches and travels to London to inform ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, tense, exciting
Plot: world war two, pow, military, soldier, castle, battles, love and romance, prison life, love triangle, nazism, human spirit, war ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, warsaw poland
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Zulu (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1879, during the Zulu wars, man of the people Lt. John Chard (Stanley Baker) and snooty Lt Gonville Bromhead (Michael Caine) were in charge of defending the isolated Natal outpost of Rorke's Drift from tribal hordes, holding out during an ...
Style: realistic, epic, factual, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: military, war, british army, british empire, british colonialism, siege, human spirit, battles, soldier, historical event, colonialism, suspense ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 60s, 1870s
Place: africa, south africa, england, united kingdom
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Rise of the Footsoldier: Origins (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A brutal account of how real-life, hard-as-nails Falklands War veteran Tony Tucker came to be involved in one of the most notorious gangland murders in British history.
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating, dark
Plot: ex soldier, fight, drugs, drug dealer, gang leader, criminal gang, crime boss, organized crime, gangsters, murder, gang war, gang ...
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Hearts & Minds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Conscription has been introduced in Britain. Across the country, young people are being called upon to serve the nation in another reactionary Middle-Eastern conflict. They face war on a scale not seen in any of their lifetimes. hearts & minds ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, life is a bitch, wartime life, military, soldier, conscription, protest, youth, war on terror, fictional war, character change, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, war, french resistance, soldier, rescue, house painter, aviation, time travel, holocaust, raf, british soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bathsheba Everdine, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.
Style: scenic, romantic, emotional, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dalmatian, farm, love, beach, british soldier, love story, women, shepherd, unrequited love, village life, jealousy, victorian england ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 1870s
Place: england, europe
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